The Moment

The Moment

The apex of Holy Week for most Christians is either Friday’s crucifixion or Sunday’s resurrection. For me, the crescendo of the week is Thursday night in the Garden of Gethsemane. As Passover approached, Jesus moved closer and closer to Jerusalem. He set up shop in...
Living Free From Stranglehold of Fear

Living Free From Stranglehold of Fear

Fear is often a defining factor of one’s faith. If there’s anything I’ve found to be consistently true over many decades, it is this reality. Often, I quote my friend, Bill Tillman, a fine Christian ethicist, who would say to his students, “Tell me something about...
Rediscovering Life

Rediscovering Life

As the global community continues to confront the evils of COVID-19, Christians awake to one of the most peculiar Holy Weeks ever encountered. Entering Holy Week within a worldwide pandemic that has forced people inside their homes feels almost like an...